Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 4, 2020.
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Artificial intelligence is helping neuroscientists understand human vision — which, in turn, can help engineers create better technologies.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 20, 2020.
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One tiny region, the fovea, has more cells — and therefore sharper vision — than the rest of the eye.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 13, 2020.
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The hundreds of visible bumps that cover your tongue are not, in fact, taste buds.
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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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Whether it’s a rainbow or a rose, these bristle-like cells let you know what colors you’re seeing.
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Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 160 children worldwide.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 30, 2020.
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